(Hartford, Conn., March 1, 2015) -- On March 26, 2015, Day Pitney LLP is being honored as 2014 Volunteer Law Firm of the Year by Pro Bono Partnership for dedicating over 9,888 total pro bono service hours last year. Pro Bono Partnership provides business and transactional legal services to nonprofit organizations.
"As a firm, we are committed to pro bono. We encourage every one of our partners, counsel and associates to get involved in pro bono work," said Paul Marino, chair of Day Pitney's Pro Bono Committee. "We are honored that our enthusiasm to help those in need is appreciated by our partners and the outside community."
In 2014 Day Pitney attorneys collectively donated pro bono assistance to well over one hundred individuals and deserving not-for-profit entities in diverse pro bono matters including civil rights disputes; assistance to veterans; legal guardianship issues; child welfare; reparation cases for holocaust survivors; investigation of Election Day errors; and assistance to victims of domestic violence.
Lawyers at the firm also recently received the 2013 New Jersey State Bar Association Pro Bono Award and the District of Connecticut Pro Bono Award for excellence in pro bono service.